Law Firm Team

Brittany Drew

Paralegal
706-543-0002
bdrew@pdwlawfirm.com

Brittany grew up in Henry County and began working as a legal assistant in 2002. While working as a legal assistant, she decided to make a career in the legal field and enrolled in Clayton College and State University to pursue her Associates Degree in Paralegal Studies, graduating in 2004. Later, Brittany went back to school and earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Administrative Management in 2010.   Brittany has worked in various areas of law including Bankruptcy, Business and Commercial Litigation, Employment law and Domestic law.

Prior, Daniel & Wiltshire welcomed Brittany in February of 2015. Brittany is the Paralegal providing litigation support for attorneys Michael Daniel and Daniel Woodrum. Brittany has outstanding interpersonal and organizational skills. Her warmth and professionalism are a welcome greeting to our clients and their varied needs.

When not at work, Brittany enjoys spending the weekends at the lake and with her family. She is actively involved in her community, and although she is relatively new to the Athens area, she could not imagine being anywhere else.

Kendra Hansey

Legal Assistant
706-543-0002
khansey@pdwlawfirm.com

Kendra is currently a senior at the University of Georgia in pursuit of a Bachelor’s of Science in Statistics.  Additionally, Kendra is minoring in Political Science and Public Health and getting a Certificate in Sports Media.  After graduation, Kendra plans on attending law school and starting a career in sports media, and later transitioning to practicing law full time.  Kendra considers one of her life passions as helping others and feels that legal work is a phenomenal avenue to accomplish this.

In September of 2016, Kendra joined Prior, Daniel, & Wiltshire as a legal assistant to the firm.  With her kind disposition, Kendra is a welcoming first point of contact with the Firm. Kendra assists the Firm’s attorneys and paralegals with correspondence to clients and to the courts, as well as providing assistance to clients in other aspects.

Kendra has lived in Athens since December of 2002.  She is actively involved in various philanthropic work and mentoring throughout the community.  When she’s not working, or studying, she’s either partaking in some sort of physical activity or watching sports.

Johnette Rodgers

Paralegal
706-342-0606
jrodgers@pdwlawllc.com

An Athens native, Johnette Padgett Rodgers joined Prior, Daniel & Wiltshire in August of 2016 to assist attorney Bob Prior.

After attending the University of Alabama her Freshman year, Johnette returned to Athens and graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.  During college, she focused her studies on Eastern European Politics and the Russian language. In 1994, she had the opportunity to study at the University of Simferopol in Crimea, Ukraine.

Johnette started her career in 1996 working for the late U.S. Senator Paul D. Coverdell in his Washington, DC and Atlanta offices in Program Development and Constituent Services.  In 2000, she began working for burton + BURTON as an Administrative Manager and Event Coordinator for 16 years.  In 2004, she was nominated by the owner of the company and was selected as one of 30 delegates from the United States, United Kingdom, and Russia to attend a Young Leaders Conference in Moscow.

Johnette and her two children reside in Oconee County and are members of Athens First United Methodist Church.

Britta Taylor

Paralegal
706-543-0002
btaylor@pdwlawfirm.com

Britta joined Prior, Daniel & Wiltshire in November 2013 to assist Morris H. Wiltshire, Jr. in his criminal defense practice and was hired as an employee of the Firm in February 2014. After graduating with high honors from Anderson University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Musical Theatre in 2012, Britta began working as a legal assistant at Standeffer & Harbin LLC. During her first years as a legal assistant, she worked primarily in the fields of Personal Injury, Products Liability and Wrongful Death.

Britta understands that any legal matter can be a stressful experience. Her goal is to provide every client with the best assistance possible, to give every case the individual attention that it deserves and to assist the firm in ensuring that every client’s rights are protected to the fullest extent of the law.

Barb Twist

Paralegal
706-342-0606
btwist@pdwlawllc.com

Barb graduated from the University of Kansas with a Bachelor of Science in Secondary History Education with an emphasis on medieval English history. While working on a Master’s Degree at University of Colorado, Barb taught high school history and psychology for five years. She moved to Athens during the “Herschel Walker Era” and has been an avid Bulldog fan ever since! She taught history for seven years in the Athens area and in 2009 was awarded “Teacher of the Semester” for her school by the Oconee County Chamber of Commerce.

Graduating at the top of her class, Barb obtained a paralegal degree in 1991.  She has worked in various areas of the law including: insurance defense civil litigation, family law, plaintiff personal injury and malpractice law, and for the Piedmont District assistant district attorney, division of child support services. She joined Prior, Daniel & Wiltshire in June of 2016.

When not working, Barb enjoys hiking, swimming, watching college football, and playing with her six grandchildren. She resides in Oconee County with her husband and attends Beech Haven Baptist Church. 

Abbie Walter

Legal Assistant
706-342-0606
awalter@pdwlawllc.com

Abbie graduated from William Rainey Harper College in Palatine, Illinois with a Paralegal degree in 1977.  She moved to Conyers, Georgia that same year, and in 2008, Abbie moved to Covington, Georgia.  Abbie has worked for a law firm in Covington for the last 19 years, and in September of 2016, she joined Prior, Daniel & Wiltshire.

Abbie assists Lee Moss and Andrea Hibbert with Juvenile Law cases.

Abbie is a member of Crossroads United Methodist Church in Conyers, Georgia.  She enjoys spending time with family and her pets.

Monica Welch

Legal Assistant
706-342-0606
mwelch@pdwlawllc.com

Monica was born and raised in Madison, Georgia. She graduated from Athens Technical College with an associate degree in Computer Programming. Monica worked as office manager for Welch Construction Company for twelve years before coming to work for Prior, Daniel & Wiltshire in February 2011.

Monica assists Lee R. Moss in the field of Juvenile Law.

Monica is active in the First United Methodist Church in Madison, Georgia and enjoys spending time with her daughter Sarah Grace.